Contract Immigration Paralegal (DC)

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1557373

CONTRACT BUSINESS IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL – Washington, DC

Lucas Group’s AmLaw 100 law firm client is looking for a Contract Business Immigration Paralegal to join its Washington, DC office for a long term assignment.  Candidates must have one year of experience independently proficient with business H1-B Immigration cases.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and files nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications for permanent residency and secondary benefits for foreign nationals
  • Organizes and prepare petition packets for review and filing.
  • Communicates with employees and human resources professionals to gather needed information and documents required for the preparation of petitions and applications.
  • Prepares and files global business visas and work permits with supervision.
  • Enters and maintains data in immigration case management system.
  • Organizes and maintains immigration files.
  • Maintains hard copy files and documents as required to support all immigration activity on behalf of clients.
  • Works directly with attorneys and other team members to manage caseload from intake through processing and filing.
  • Ensures that clients are kept apprised of the progress of their cases.
  • Assists in responding to immigration inquiries in a timely manner.

Experience /Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in business immigration is required
  • An interest in pursuing business immigration as a career
  • Good case management aptitude and analytical skills
  • Good independent judgment
  • A working knowledge of the application of legal processes applied in immigration law
  • Demonstrated organizational and technical skills
  • Ability to function as part of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure and prioritize and balance competing demands
  • MUST be independently proficient with business H1-B Immigration cases
  • Attention to detail, strong communication and ability to work independently is critical.
  • Knowledge of and experience with INSZoom preferred

WHY WORK FOR LUCAS GROUP?

Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm, ranked #3 on Forbes’ list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in 2018. We offer varied types of opportunities (law firm and in-house), competitive hourly wages, benefits, earned PTO, weekly payroll, and more.